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# us-forces - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Airstrikes or minefields: The deadly choice facing Raqqa’s 300,000 residents

US-backed forces are advancing on Raqqa – a stronghold of the so-called Islamic State.

# us-forces - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election

Afghanistan’s third presidential election brings an end to 13 years of rule by Karzai, who has held power since the Taliban were ousted in 2001.

# us-forces - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Second torture case being brought against Rumsfeld

Former US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld faces lawsuits over claims he is personally responsible for the alleged torture of US citizens by US forces.

# us-forces - Monday 30 May, 2011

NATO apologises after botched airstrike kills women and children in Afghanistan

Afghan president Hamid Karzai has asked NATO forces to coordinate airstrikes with his army but it appears NATO did not do so on this occasion.

# us-forces - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

US team who took out bin Laden likely to receive special honours in secret

One thing the military team won’t be getting, though, is a share of the $25 million reward offered for tracking down bin Laden.

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